As Iranians Protest And Regime Cracks Down, Analysts, Activists Condemn Biden's 'Baffling' Response

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…"We're all alarmed & appalled by Iran's behavior," Jason Brodsky, policy director of United Against Nuclear Iran, tweeted in response. "But instead of contracting these statements out to the State Department and White House spokespersons, [Biden] should make remarks or at least issue a statement in his name." Days earlier, National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, said that seeking to revive a nuclear deal with Iran "will not stop us in any way from pushing back and speaking out on Iran's brutal repression of its citizens and its women." The nuclear deal, however, would provide a windfall of cash to the IRGC, which both dominates Iran's economy and coordinates domestic repression, according to Michael Rubin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.